Makinde‘s rationalization comes amid speculations that he actively labored for the victory of the previous Lagos State governor within the state.
It would be recalled that Tinubu scored 449,884 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) who polled 182,977 votes in Oyo.
Talking on the event throughout a radio present, Splash FM’s State Affairs with Desmond Obilo on Saturday, March 4, 2023, the governor stated he was glad to be a part of the method that “redrew the electoral map of Nigeria,” The Punch reported.
Talking additional, Makinde stated he stood for justice, fairness, and farimess and “I supported a united Nigeria, a Nigeria that offers alternative to each a part of this nation.”
When he was reminded that he delivered his ward for Tinubu, the governor stated, “He (Tinubu) defeated me on the market. How do you ship your ward?”
He stated Tinubu’s victory took place because of Oyo individuals’s yearnings for equity, fairness, and justice, which they expressed via the poll on election day.
Makinde’s phrases: “That’s what they resolve to do.”
“You already know, you enable individuals to specific themselves. A whole lot of our individuals, that’s what they determined to do. They determined that, look, we would like after eight years of presidency within the North, they need it to come back to the South and this place being South-West, one among theirs was a candidate, in order that they supported one among their very own.”
“We had a survey earlier than that election; we knew that a number of our individuals are agitating for a rustic the place there may be equity, fairness and justice. I pointed it out to our get together.”
“I’m glad that I’m part of a course of that redrew the electoral map of Nigeria. That conceitedness, I imagine with the results of final Saturday’s election, is mainly behind us. Now we all know that individuals must search alignment. If you wish to rule this nation, you aren’t simply going to say oh, as a result of I’m from a sure a part of this nation, then that’s the solely qualification I require to rule this nation. Now, you must construct bridges, attain out to others.”
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